Goran Dragic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Goran Dragic Wants To Re-Sign With Heat

    Real GM Basketball "Goran Dragic has been open with his desire to re-sign with the Miami Heat this offseason on a long-term deal. “That’s my wish,” Dragic said. “Right now I’m focused on doing as much as possible this season and make the playoffs, but of course this first 10-15 days here has been a great feeling..." March 08

  • Inside Goran Dragic's Dramatic and Game-Changing Transition with the Miami Heat

    Bleacher Report "Entering last month's trade deadline, the Miami Heat needed to pick up the slack a bit—in terms of winning and pace, as they ranked last in the NBA in possessions per game. They found both of those answers in arguably the best player moved on Feb. 19: point guard Goran Dragic, formerly of the..." March 05

  • Goran Dragic: 'I feel I'm spoiled' in Miami

    Fox Sports "It didn't take very long at all for Goran Dragic to fall in love with his new home with the Miami Heat. On the court, coach Erik Spoelstra is trying to keep things simple offensively in order to make best use of Dragic's prodigious skills in the open court and in the pick-and-roll. " February 26

  • Heat acquires Goran Dragic from Suns for 4 players, picks

    Miami Herald "The Miami Heat’s long search for an elite point guard to complement Dwyane Wade in the backcourt appears to be over. The Heat and Phoenix Suns finalized a deal just before the trade deadline Thursday for point guard Goran Dragic, according to Yahoo! Sports. The deal moved Heat players Danny..." February 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    The Suns and Heat have agreed to a Goran Dragic deal. It's happening

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    Tom Ziller @teamziller

    If Suns hold Dragic, they can still get something for him. They got two picks for Nash in a sign-and-trade less than 3 years ago.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Phoenix and Miami are still discussing a Goran Dragic deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Sources: Kings cooling on trade for Suns' Goran Dragic

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Sacramento Kings continue to be warned that Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic would have no interest in signing an extension with them, the team has become increasingly reluctant to pursue a trade, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Kings were not part of the list of preferred teams..." February 19

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Source says Miami offering two future 1st round picks for Dragic....but as of now, Sarver still being stubborn

  • Suns exploring Goran Dragic deal with teams outside his preferred list

    Yahoo! Sports "The Phoenix Suns are operating under the belief that guard Goran Dragic could be persuaded to accept a five-year contract elsewhere, thus are pursuing trades with asset-rich teams outside of his preferred list of destinations, league sources told Yahoo Sports. For Dragic, the Suns are pursuing..." February 19

  • Heat emerge as possible trade destination for Suns' Dragic

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With Thursday's 3 p.m. NBA trading deadline approaching, the Miami Heat are among several teams targeted by point guard Goran Dragic for a potential move from the Phoenix Suns. An impending free agent who apparently has grown disenchanted with the Suns' glut of point guards that also includes..." February 18

  • Suns still pushing to appease Dragic with Isaiah Thomas trade

    Sporting News "On Wednesday afternoon, Goran Dragic spoke for the first time since word came down that he wants out of Phoenix. The problem, he said, according to Paul Coro of Azcentral.com, is that as his role changed over the course of this season. Speaking of the Suns’ front office, he said, “I don’t trust..." February 18

  • Dragic Blasts Suns' Front Office: Don't Trust Them

    Hoops Rumors "The ultimatum that Goran Dragic‘s agent, Bill Duffy, issued to the Suns late Wednesday when he told them his client wouldn’t re-sign with the team this summer set in motion of flurry of trade rumors surrounding the league’s reigning Most Improved Player. We’ll round up the rest of today’s Dragic..." February 18

  • Goran Dragic Wanted 'Bad' By Kings

    Real GM Basketball "The Sacramento Kings want Goran Dragic "bad", according to a source. The Kings could move Nik Stauskas and Jason Thompson in order to create max contract space to sign Dragic in the offseason." February 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Teams that would gamble on Dragic deal now (Celtics/Rockets/Kings) are banking on idea fifth year would make big difference in free agency

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Suns informed Goran Dragic tonight that they'll accept his request for trade and work to move him by deadline, league source tells RealGM.

  • Goran Dragic tells Suns he won't re-sign after season

    USA Today "Goran Dragic wants out of Phoenix. According to two people with knowledge of the situation, the representatives for the Suns point guard told team officials in a Tuesday meeting that he has no plans to re-sign in Phoenix this summer as a free agent. With the Thursday trade deadline looming..." February 18

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Suns want to keep and re-sign Dragic, but to even consider a deal, they would minimally want player w/ All-Star potential and pick.

  • Report: Heat interested in Goran Dragic, Reggie Jackson

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Heat are reportedly interested in Jameer Nelson, but I’m starting to get the sense that has more to do with Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier. It seems Miami just wants a new point guard. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: An official who has spoken to the Heat said Miami..." February 13

  • Rockets, Lakers Trying To Trade For Goran Dragic

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets are hoping to engage the Phoenix Suns on a trade for Goran Dragic. If the Rockets are unable to trade for Dragic before the deadline, they plan on pursuing him in free agency. Dragic was let go by the Rockets in the 2012 free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers also plan on..." February 13

  • Sources: Rockets relaunch push for Dragic

    ESPN.com "The Houston Rockets are plotting a renewed attempt to try to convince the Phoenix Suns to part with star guard Goran Dragic via trade before Thursday's NBA trade deadline, according to league sources. Sources said that the Rockets, who let Dragic go in free agency in the summer of 2012 but have..." February 13

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Hearing Suns want a first-rounder for Goran Dragic and, rest assured, they'll get it. Rockets got to be tempted.

  • Goran Dragic insists Rockets will have equal chance in free agency

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets might have let guard Goran Dragic return to the Suns as a free agent, but Dragic said Friday that he would not hold that against them if they pursue him as a free agent next summer. Dragic signed a four-year deal with the Suns that gave him the power to opt out after his third..." January 26

  • Nick Young trying to recruit Goran Dragic and Marc Gasol to Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Lakers fans aren’t used to the kind of losing that’s taking place this year and, rest assured, the organization will do what it can to return to winning ways as soon as possible. Magic Johnson would like to see the Lakers continue piling up losses to increase the chances of gaining a high pick..." January 22

  • Knicks get glimpse at stud point guard tailor-made for them

    New York Post "Here come the Suns. And here comes Phoenix point guard Goran Dragic into the Garden for a Saturday matinee — a crafty, left-handed point guard who will be a free agent in July armed with a skill set that could make Phil Jackson’s triangle offense make sense. Knicks fans can dream. While big men..." December 20

  • Zoran Dragic in Phoenix Was No Favor to Goran

    Basketball Insiders "While brothers playing in the NBA isn’t neccesarily a rare thing, having two brothers actually play for the same team for an extended period of time in the regular season is pretty rare. Of course, you wouldn’t know that looking at the Phoenix Suns’ roster, since they’ve got not one but two..." November 25

  • Sources: Suns' Dragic free-agency to be 'open,' with Rockets, Lakers in pursuit

    Sporting News "In September, Suns point guard Goran Dragic told a reporter during the FIBA World Cup that it was his intention to opt out of the final year of his contract this summer and become a free agent — but that he would only do so with the intention of quickly re-signing with Phoenix. While that might..." November 19

  • If Suns hand out a max contract, it should go to Goran Dragic

    Arizona Republic "It's about time for the Suns to get moving, put their priorities in order, take the advice of LeBron James and "break bread." But not with Eric Bledsoe. With Goran Dragic. Dragic is about to enter the third year of a four-year contract he signed with the Suns, but he has a player option at..." September 18

  • Coming Attractions: Goran & Zoran Show

    ESPN.com "American viewers will be getting another up-close look at the Goran & Zoran Show in Tuesday's quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Even better news: It might not be the last time we see them together this year. Sources here in Spain told ESPN.com this weekend that the Phoenix..." September 08

  • Goran Dragic says FIBA World Cup game was fixed

    USA Today "Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic thinks all was not right in Thursday’s FIBA World Cup match between Angola and Australia. Dragic plays for Slovenia, who handed Australia its only loss so far in Group D. Dragic’s complaint was this: Australia had already qualified out of the group stage, so..." September 05

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Also pleased to hear, since writing about ZORAN Dragic yesterday, that a few NBA teams are indeed tracking him. Hope for a two-Dragic NBA!

  • Suns’ Goran Dragic wins NBA’s Most Improved Player award

    SI.com "Leading the Suns to one of the most surprising rises in the league this season, Phoenix guard Goran Dragic has been voted the NBA’s 2013-14 Most Improved Player. Dragic powered the Suns to a 23-win improvement (48-34) from the year before, averaging a career-best 20.3 points to go along with..." April 23

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Suns beat writer @paulcoro tells us on 103.3 FM ESPN that he expects PG Goran Dragic (ankle) to play tonight vs. Mavs.

  • Goran Dragic out for Suns game at Jazz

    Arizona Republic "Suns point guard Goran Dragic will sit out tonight’s game at Utah due to a right ankle sprain he suffered during Tuesday night’s home loss to Minnesota. Dragic tweaked the ankle in the third quarter Tuesday night when he grabbed an errant Timberwolves shot and started a fastbreak. Heading..." February 26

  • Goran Dragic is playing at All-Star level for Phoenix

    Arizona Republic "Last season, Goran Dragic was the first-year, full-time starting point guard of the Western Conference’s worst team. This season, Dragic became the star of a 30-21 Suns team by establishing career bests in scoring and shooting. Dragic’s star status was not enough to be named to Sunday’s NBA..." February 14

  • Dragic’s success comes as no surprise to McHale

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets coach Kevin McHale isn’t surprised at the year Phoenix guard Goran Dragic is having. Dragic, who is averaging 20.1 points per game for the Suns this season, played for the Rockets two seasons ago, in McHale’s first year coaching the team. “I saw Goran do the same things for 20 games..." February 06

  • Who should get Kobe’s All-Star spot: Goran Dragic or Anthony Davis?

    Pro Basketball Talk "Whatever new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does, he’s going to make some people angry, while others will say he’s an idiot. (He should get used to it, pretty much everything he does in the big chair will turn out that way.) Who does he choose for Kobe Bryant’s All-Star spot? Kobe is still out..." February 03

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Hornacek said Dragic will play tonight in #SunsAtPacers. His left elbow swelling reduced.

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Goran Dragic will be available tonight, though his status likely won't be confirmed until game-time. As @Espo said earlier, x-rays were neg.

  • Suns’ Goran Dragic to receive $1 million bonus if he makes the All-Star team

    Arizona Republic "A debate about whether Goran Dragic is playing like an All-Star is unnecessary. He indisputably is. Look at where Dragic has put the shocking Suns and held them up in Eric Bledsoe’s absence. Look at his membership in the 19-point, six-assist, 49-percent club — him, MVP LeBron James and nobody..." January 28

  • Suns could feel pressure to trade Goran Dragic, per report

    SB Nation "The Suns new backcourt is performing well, but playing Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe together might not be part of their long-term plan. The Phoenix Suns' starting backcourt of Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe is not expected to be a long-term solution for the team, and rival executives believe..." January 03

  • Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic leads the way in romp of Los Angeles Clippers

    Arizona Republic "The stage was set for the apprentice to meet the mentor here Monday night but the Clippers were the ones getting schooled by the Suns. Once the Suns acquired Eric Bledsoe from under Chris Paul’s Los Angeles Clippers shadow in July, the speculation about trading Goran Dragic grew because the..." December 31

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    Craig Grialou @Craig620

    Bledsoe, Dragic expected to start though Hornacek said Tucker nearly ran into Dragic at practice; joked might be time for no-contact jerseys

  • Suns Dragic thriving in new roles on, off court

    Fox Sports Arizona "Goran Dragic is learning, day by day, that sharing your space with a newcomer requires patience and the willingness to adjust. But is the Suns' point guard completely comfortable with this arrangement? “No,” Dragic said after scoring 31 points in Wednesday night’s 120-106 victory over the..." November 30

  • Goran Dragic says he's going to play Friday

    Arizona Republic "He is the foreign-born Suns point guard with a young son named Mateo and a penchant for injuries and gashes to the face. No, not Steve Nash. His son’s name is spelled Matteo. It is Goran Dragic, whose month of ankle sprains and head-on collisions continued Wednesday night when he butted..." November 15

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Goran Dragic WILL travel to Portland after his first son Mateo was born yesterday. Will get there either tonight or tomorrow morning. #Suns

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Once again, Goran Dragic a game-time decision tonight for the #Suns

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Dragic will play tonight but not start. Green starts again for the #Suns.

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Dragic played in half-court scrimmages today. His ankle is improving & looks good for Sunday's game but #Suns staff will decide on game day.

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    Craig Grialou @Craig620

    Hornacek said Dragic, if good to play, would likely start moving Gerald Green back to the bench; Alex Len also gametime decision